Storage Industry – A recap and the road ahead

Storage industry has evolved in recent years. We have seen more data, and different kinds of data, generated by enterprises in the recent past. However with addition of every single unit, enterprises are seeking the most effective and efficient ways...
Storage Industry – A recap and the road ahead
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Hyper-V shared VHDX vs VHDX

With the introduction of Windows 2k12 R2, shared VHDX has been added along with VHDX (Virtual Hard disk Extended). VHDX supports higher LUN storage (64 TB) and has better optimization in comparison to VHD. What are the benefits of shared...
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Key Business and Engineering challenges for Startups

We are witnessing a rapidly changing world of technology which has attracted a large number of startups. The allure to launch a tech startup is easy to understand, especially when this industry is attracting large number of investors and venture...
Key Business and Engineering challenges for Startups
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Basics of LUN and Target discovery on Windows

During my work with multipathing driver, I came across multiple situations where once devices were removed and added but they did not come back in time. Multi pathing driver would eventually be blamed for not presenting the paths (Since device...
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Getting a perspective of SAN Volume Controller HyperSwap

What’s there in a name? Well when it comes to HyperSwap, it is a complete giveaway. Whole game in the storage industry runs around high-availability. HyperSwap is just an extension to that. As as the name suggests, HyperSwap is some...
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Basics of Code Coverage Analysis

Many a times I was asked about Code Coverage Analysis, what is it and how can we measure it? Through this blog I will try to address some of the basic queries about Code Coverage Analysis and its usefulness. What...
Basics of Code Coverage Analysis
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Dell and EMC Merger: Why, and What It Means

  Dell’s $67 billion acquisition of EMC is the biggest technology deal ever. This will prove to be an added advantage to Dell sales force, known for their ability to “sell ice to Eskimos”. EMC can see this as an...
Dell and EMC Merger: Why, and What It Means
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All you need to know about cloud storage

Cloud storage is an evolved version of data storage, wherein the valuable data of enterprises are stored in and are accessible from various distributed and connected resources that comprise a cloud. Multi-cloud provides the greater accessibility and reliability; data backup...
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Change Block Tracking

In today’s world where massive data is created, it is important for enterprises to back- up their data else major business intelligence can be lost with no damage control in place. Change Block Tracking (CBT) is an incremental backup technology...
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VAAI – is it a Mirage?

VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Array Integration (VAAI), also known as hardware acceleration or hardware offload APIs, are a set of APIs enabling interaction between VMware vSphere ESXi™ hosts and storage devices. The APIs in VAAI are supported by a...
VAAI – is it a Mirage?
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